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Dusty56

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1094 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor resource jig clamp

http://www.woodpeck.com/sidekicks.html

Got $55 plus S&H in your pocket that you can’t decide what to spend it on ?
Here ya go !!

Clamps not included.
What will these guys think of next ? LOL : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!


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Cosmicsniper

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#1 posted 1094 days ago

I love Woodpeckers, but that seems a little pricy to me. I normally just use my Irvin quick clamps and some wooden cauls. I guess maybe i’m doing it wrong! LOL!

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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ellen35

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#2 posted 1094 days ago

Interesting idea at an outrageous price… I’ll pass thank you!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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SPalm

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#3 posted 1094 days ago

Arrgh.
At least they are made in the USA.

I need to get a supplier contract with these guys. Maybe they need some clamps that work upside down, or in the rain, or on a triangle, or something…...

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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shipwright

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#4 posted 1094 days ago

Can you say waxed paper???

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Woodwrecker

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#5 posted 1094 days ago

I have some pretty nice cauls I made for free from my wood pile.
Thanks anyway Woodpeckers…..

-- Having fun...Eric

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matt garcia

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#6 posted 1094 days ago

Looks like a couple of notched blocks, and your trusty Kreg vise clamp would work about the same!! These are pricey!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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FirehouseWoodworking

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#7 posted 1094 days ago

Seems like you could do the same thing with a couple of handscrews by just dadoing a slot between the screws on each jaw. It’s a great idea though!

‘scuse me. I need to go to the shop and dig out my handscrews . . .

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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robbinscabin

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#8 posted 1094 days ago

Am I the only one who noticed that after you’ve had the opprotunity to pay that outrageous price…you have until OCTOBER 2011 before they’ll be shipped. Pay and Wait for Months. Just what I always wanted…LOL

-- Robbinscabin, www.facebook.com/northcountryrustics

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David Grimes

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#9 posted 1094 days ago

I’ll have to pass on that.

How about this ? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280641499848&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT#ht_500wt_1200

I’m imagining a kickback that misses your torso but rips your ear off as it whizzes by… ;=)

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 1094 days ago

The fact that you have to wait until October makes them even more valuable! :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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ksSlim

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#11 posted 1094 days ago

Wait, wait..we should pool our resources to provide “custom made” clamping cauls. Customer orders length and width, shipped within 60 days. (Customer supplies clamps) If we all work together I bet we could beat the price.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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David Grimes

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#12 posted 1094 days ago

I don’t know… do you think we could have the clearance groove to straddle the glue joint ? That’s the real FEATURE we’re up against. ;=)

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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Greedo

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#13 posted 1094 days ago

nice idea, silly though that it requires regular clamps in the end anyway. you could easily make something similar out of wood since the knobs are only there to keep the 2 parts together, the groove at the level of the joint for glue squeeze out is a good idea.

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Jim Finn

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#14 posted 1093 days ago

“Can you say waxed paper???”..................<<<<< Agreed!

-- In God We Trust

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jack1

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#15 posted 1093 days ago

Almost a good idea… ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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